May 2, 2003

Calendar of Events...

Cinco De Mayo! Con un Elenco Estelar

Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation -San Diego orgu-llosamente presenta nuestro quinto festival anual, “La Fies-ta del Pueblo”, ¡la celebración de Cinco de Mayo más grande en todo el condado de San Diego! El festival será el Do-mingo 4 de Mayo, de 11 a.m. a las 7 p.m., en los terrenos de la Feria de Del Mar. Un espectacular elenco de can-tantes entre los que se cuentan: Banda Machos, Banda Maguey, Benny Ibarra, El Coyote y su Banda, Noelia, Nico Flores, Alexandre Pires y muchos más.

Se espera la asistencia de más de 25,000 radioescuchas de 102.9FM K-Love y La Nueva 106.5FM. La admisión es totalmente gratuita. Este evento es solo uno de los muchos eventos que Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation da a la comunidad hispana de San Diego como agradecimiento por su preferencia, ya que gracias a ellos ¡hemos sido líderes del mercado hispano por cinco años consecutivos!

14th Annual Univision KBNT-TV San Diego Cinco de Mayo Celebration “Fiesta en la Playa”

Univision KBNT-TV San Diego and North County Community Services are hosting the 14th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration, “Fiesta en la Playa,” presented by McDonald’s, on Sunday, May 4, 2003. The event will be open to the general public from 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Oceanside Pier.

“Fiesta en la Playa” is one of the biggest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in San Diego County, drawing more than 45,000 people. People can enjoy traditional food and family entertainment, as well as receive information and giveaways from various sponsors.

The entertainment will include bands such as: Ballet Folklorico Ixcuintla, Mariachi Tapatio, Faena Band, Real Norteño, Grupo Andariego and Banda Oro Verde.

Fiesta Poblana en el Centro Cultural de la Raza

The Centro Cultural de la Raza presents Fiesta Pobla-na, Centro’s Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Saturday May 3, 2003, at 12 p.m. Free featuring of Ballet Folklorico en Aztlan and Mariachi Chula Vista.

Come enjoy the BFA perform rarely seen dances from the state of Pueblo, Mexico where the Battle of Cinco de Mayo occurred.

Centro Raza Exhibitions

Global influences of the Indigenous People of Puebla exhibition will be held from May 3 to June 29, 2003. Thursday-Sundays 12-5 p.m. Donation: $3 Adults/$2 Students.

Pianist Daniel Noli, performing works of Carrasco, Pomar, Moncayo and others. May 17 at 8pm, $10. Sponsored by FONCA.

Sunday Zapateado, June 8 @ 2 p.m., free. Ballet Folklorico en Aztlan performs a variety of regions from Guerrero to Jalisco.

Centro Summer Camp, July 22-August 1, 9am-4pm. A fun, interactive cultural summer camp. Create masks, learn an indigenous drum rhythm and dance, stomp a ballet fol-klorico dance, design and paint a mural, act in a teatro and be introduced to digital storytelling. Grade 2 to 5. ¡Register now!

Call for tickets, reservations, and discounts. Come enjoy the exhibits, performances, films, platicas, classes and workshops at the Centro in Balboa Park, Park Blvd. & Inspiration Point Way. For more information call 619-235-6135.

The 6th Annual Corona Cinco in the Gaslamp

Ice cold cerveza, mouth-watering margaritas, carne asada tacos, sombreros and mariachis... There are just a few of the delights from South of the border that have made their way into the Gaslamp for a fiesta of “grande” proportions, the 6th annual Cinco in the Gaslamp Block Party! Join us on Monday, May 5th, 2003 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. as we transform Island Ave. between 4th and 5th and 4th Ave. between Island and J Streets into the cobblestone streets of Old Mexico. Enjoy delicious Jose Cuervo 1800 Tequila margaritas, icy cold Coronas and shake your castanets to our all-star entertainment line up.

Cinco in the Gaslamp main gate is located at 5th and Island. Beginning at 5:00 a.m. production crews will start building the world’s largest sombrero and transforming the area into an exciting Mexican Fiesta. Come and set your tastebuds afire with authentic Mexican food ranging from carne asada tacos, churros, fajitas, jalapeño popcorn and more.

Entertainment line-up is hot, hot, hot. Starting with “Big Rig Deluxe”, sound of “Viva Santana,” performance of “Emaue,” “Raw Kandy,” Hilltop High School’s famous “Ballet Folklorico,” our very own Cinco DJ, Mark Thrasher.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For additional information call 619-233-5008 or go to www.gaslamp.org. Bring your passport of valid ID because you must be at least 21 years or older to attend.

Celebración Anual del Cinco de Mayo en el Queen Mary

El Queen Mary está organizando una de las más emocionantes celebraciones de Cinco de Mayo en el sur de California. La familia entera podrá disfrutar de las fes-tividades el domingo 3 de mayo de 2003. Este evento empieza a las 10 a.m. hasta la media-noche en todo el barco y presentará espectáculos en vivo, vendedores, comida, bebidas, discjockey, baile, juegos y entretenimiento.

El precio es de $15 adulto y gratis para niños menores de 11 años. Se pueden comprar los boletos en el Queen Mary el mismo día del evento. Para mayor información sobre Cinco de Mayo, llame al 562-435-3511.

En la Sala de Exposiciones de tres niveles abordo del Queen Mary, se ofrecerán espectáculos en vivo de las 12pm a las 6 pm además de baile. Se presentarán los conjuntos musicales: Soto, Sonora Dinamita, Tierra, Mariachis y muchos más. Además encontrará comida y bebidas (por un cargo adicional), junto con vendedores de auténtica comida y mercancía mexicana.

Baile todo el día y toda la noche en el “Club Verandah”, donde un discjockey pondrá cumbias, merengues y salsa.

Para mayor información llame al 562-435-3511 o visite la red www.queenmary.com. El estacionamiento cuesta $8 por automóvil.

“Concerts on the Green”

Opening night of Concert on the Green, the annual series of free outdoor concerts every Friday evening in Downtown El Cajon, is Friday May 2, 2003, featuring the big band sound of Big Time Operator, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Schedule: May 9: Sue Palmer, Boogey Woogey; May 16: The Bayou Brothers -Zydeco; May 23: Eve Selis - Roadhouse Rock; May 30 -Jump Jones - Swing.

The family-oriented concerts on the Green program is offered every Friday evening through September 26, on the Prescott Prome-nada on Main Street, El Cajon, East County’s Arts & Culture Zone.

Maytime Band Review Parade

The 56th Annual Maytime Band Review Parade takes place in National City on Saturday, May 3, 2003, starting at 10:30 a.m. Forty high school and junior high/middle schools bands from throughout the State of California are expected to participate.

Parade goes north on Highland Avenue starting at 28th Street, west on 16th St. to Kimball Park. Awards ceremony following parade in Kimball Park.

Limited bleacher seating available. Tickets available at the National City Chamber of Commerce Office, 901 National City Boulevard.

Guajome Adobe Program

Rancho Guajome Adobe is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. To join in the celebration, the Mission Branch of the Oceanside Public Library will present a program called “Get to Know Your County Parks: Rancho Guajome Adobe and Others” on Saturday, May 3, at 1:00 p.m. in the Branch’s Community Room. The program will focus on the history of the Rancho including the period the Spanish, Mexican and U.S. control of the area, and how the different governments affected local development.

For more information, please call Oksana Radomyshelsky at (760) 435-5657.

Pacific Zheng Ensemble

The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are proud to present the Pacific Zheng Ensemble as part of the Spring 2003 Reading, Writing and Rhythm World Music Series. This concert will be held on May 3, at the historic Sunshine Brooks Theater located at 217 N. Coast Highway. Performance time will be 7:30 p.m.

Pacific Zheng Ensemble, also known as Chine Music World, offers their audience a truly unique cultural experience, crossing the borders of traditional Chinese folk music, steeped in ancient melodies and legends, into the genres of classical and jazz.

Tickets are $10.00 for all ages. For more information, please call the Concert Hotline, (760) 435-5570, during the month of the concert.

Family Days at the Model Railroad Museum

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum presents Circus Family Day on Sunday, May 4, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Activities include circus train crafts, clown candy gloves, Thomas the Tank Engine booklets, and face painting. Fun for all ages.

Admission is $4.00 for adults - children under 15 are FREE.

Father’s Day Family Day

A special day for dads! on Sunday, May 4, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Make a railroad Father’s Day card and your own scale model box car. Dads will also be given “behind the Scenes” guided tours. Admission if $4.00 for adults - children under 15 are FREE.

The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday. For more information about events and exhibits call 696-0199 or visit our website at www.sdmodel railroad.com

Memorias de Christina Morris

El Viernes 9 de Mayo, 2003 a las 7:00 p.m., se llevará a cabo la presentación y Lectura del libro Memorias de Christina Morris por Stella Sole. “La verdadera historia de Christina Morris, una inglesa acusada de espionaje y traición en los años cuarenta durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial.

La autora, Stella Sole nació en Barcelona en 1921. En los años sesenta editó su primera novela y desde entonces ha escrito más de cuarenta manuscritos, siete de ellos publicados.

Asista a la Casa del Libro, situado en el 1735 University Avenue, (Hillcrest), San Diego. Tel. 619- 299-9331.

verde, blanco, rojo A One Women Show by Raquel Salinas

verde, blanco, rojo is a humorous and thought provoking performances examining the key turning points in a women’s life journey. This three part solo performance has audiences laughing and reflecting upon themes of single-hood, Chicanisma and coming into political consciousness.

Raquel Salinas is a performance artist, actress and multi media artist who began creating her own work as result of the lack of roles for Latinas in theatre. Her work deals with issues such as identity, sexuality, domestic violence and women’s rights.

Performance will be held Saturday, May 3, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets $10 donation/$5 students and seniors.

For more information call Voz Alta at (619) 230-1869 or visit www.vozalta.org.

Voz Alta’s 2nd Annual Voz Funder

Voz Alta is a Chicano/a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community empowerment and social change through cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary art forms.

Featuring music by Quetzal, Agua Dulce and Main will take place at Club Caribe, 5080 Bonita Blvd., Bonita, Ca. on Sunday, May 11, at 8:00 p.m.

For information contact Adrian Arancibia 619-894-0225.

Southwestern College Presents “Image Makers”

The Southwestern College School of Arts and Communication is proud to present “Image Makers,” a juried exhibit of the work of five exceptional student artists that will be on display in the SWC Art Gallery From May 6-20.

“Image Makers” exemplifies the work of four photographers and one ceramist: Maria Teresa Fernández, Gustavo Tamayo, Edison Miclat, Bertha Dearies, and ENovelo.

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